flv The .flv filename extension and the FLV file format are associated with Adobe System's flash player. It is a container format primarily used for content delivery over the internet and other computer networks. It is an open file format and supports delivery of audio and video streams through players that are compatible with the specification. Flash video, or FLV, has been popularized on the internet by video streaming websites that encode their video in this format. Most web browsers have support for the format through web browser plugins with the exception of Google chrome which has native support for the format.
webm The WebM extension is an HTML5 standard for distributing and viewing videos over the web. WebM is primarily designed for use on the web using the HTML5 tags <video> </video>. Its design is based on the Matroska container, video compression in the WebM file format is often done with VP8-enabled technology. WebM is a high quality, open-source, standard video format which lets users play videos on the web. It is specifically catered for video playback on the web and in web browsers. A unique aspect about the WebM extension is that it adapts to various bandwidths, processing environments, and is used over a wide range of media playing devices. The audio compression technology used in the WebM file extension is known as the OGG Vorbis Compression.